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Xabi Alonso at 40: Liverpool idol en route to becoming Anfield rival to Steven Gerrard

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Few, however, were as easy on the eye as Steven Gerrard and Xabi Alonso.

For five years, the Anfield faithful were treated to a the perfect storm - a combination of styles that worked seamlessly as Gerrard's technical prowess was matched by the silky Spaniard with defensive grit deployed just behind him.

Liverpool Football Club have often enjoyed stellar double acts throughout their history, whether it be Alan Hansen and Mark Lawrenson all the way through to Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge.

For now, however, as he celebrates hitting 40, Alonso can simply take comfort in the adoration and respect he commands from every member of the Anfield, Bernabau and Allianz faithful.

Having been enticed to Anfield from boyhood club Real Sociedad in 2004, Alonso took just one season to write his name into Liverpool folklore.

Alonso could rival Gerrard for a role in the Anfield hot-seat if Klopp were to depart anytime soon.

Some may look back at Alonso's career, spent at a number of the biggest clubs on the planet, and claim he was actually rarely given the kind of credit his performances merited.
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